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Measuring the Immeasurable: an exercise in futility?

This blog was written by David Levesque, Independent Education Adviser and ex-DFID Senior Adviser. Why are we trying to measure the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and in particular, the education goal, SDG4 – Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all? Sitting by the beach and pondering on Kenneth King’s […]

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Why we need to politicise education for sustainable development

This blog was written by Peter Sutoris, PhD Candidate and Gates Scholar at the Education Faculty, University of Cambridge. He is the author of Visions of Development (New York: Oxford University Press, 2016) about development ideology in postcolonial India and the film The Undiscovered Country (Alexander Street Press, 2013) about education and development in the […]

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Inclusive education: EdTech, learning assessment and refugees and displaced populations

Inclusive education: EdTech, learning assessment and refugees and displaced populations  Part 3 of  Summary of thematic strand from UKFIET conference, September 2017 Thematic convenors: Susy Ndaruhutse, Education Development Trust and Amy Parker, Relief International Welcome to the third and final blog on reflections coming out of our Inclusive Education conference sub-theme. Last week, we looked […]

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Inclusive education: disability, textbooks and gender

Inclusive education: disability, textbooks and gender Part 2 of the Summary of thematic strand from UKFIET conference, September 2017 Thematic convenors: Susy Ndaruhutse, Education Development Trust and Amy Parker, Relief International In Part 1 of this series of three blogs, we looked at more general highlights from our Inclusive Education conference sub-theme. Key points around […]

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Enabling learners to connect what they are learning with the ‘real world’ is vital for sustainable development

THEMATIC HIGHLIGHTS Beyond Literacy and Numeracy: re-thinking the curriculum Summary of thematic strand from UKFIET conference, September 2017 Thematic convenors: Clare Bentall, Institute of Education UCL and Paul Vare, University of Gloucestershire Surely nobody still believes that transferring a curriculum wholesale from one setting to another is a sensible approach. Certainly the presentations in this […]

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